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Average Evidence Technician Hourly Pay

$17.52
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$500
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The average hourly pay for an Evidence Technician is $17.52.
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$13.59
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$17.52
90%
$23.97
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What Do Evidence Technicians Do?

Evidence Technician Tasks
  • Log items into evidence, documenting the location, description, property owners, chain of custody, release, disposition and destruction.
  • Generate computerized reports of movement and handling of department evidence.
  • Retain records, prepare reports and conduct periodic audits of the evidence room.
  • Maintain physical custody and records of evidence from intake to final disposition.

Job Satisfaction for Evidence Technician

3.6 out of 5
(17)
Highly Satisfied
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What Are Popular Skills for Evidence Technicians?

Skills in Inventory Control, Data Entry, Records Management, Property Management and Forensics are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Evidence Technicians?

An entry-level Evidence Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.32 based on 13 salaries. An early career Evidence Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.25 based on 73 salaries. A mid-career Evidence Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.35 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Evidence Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.97 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.
Employees with Evidence Technician in their job title in Tampa, Florida earn an average of 19.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cheyenne, Wyoming (8.4% more) and Houston, Texas (2.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Amarillo, Texas (20.9% less), League City, Texas (17.4% less) and Albuquerque, New Mexico (12.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 141 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.2%
Early Career
51.8%
Mid Career
14.9%
Experienced
18.4%
Late Career
5.7%